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Specialist Panel

ECHO Idaho’s K12 Behavioral Health specialist panel includes a school nurse, psychologists, behavioral specialists, counselors, administrators, and pediatric clinicians.

Katie Azevedo, EdD

Dr. Azevedo has worked in Idaho education for over 20 years, holding a variety of positions including classroom teacher, instructional coach, professional development facilitator, research assistant, adjunct professor, and state-level director. In 2020, Katie launched Azevedo Consulting, specializing in mental health and positive behavior strategies for national, state, and local education agencies and mental health providers.

Katie Azevedo, EdD

Owner and Founder of Azevedo Consulting and Results Learning Center

Katie Azevedo

Greg Bailey, PhD

Dr. Bailey has been an educator for 38 years, 31 of which have been in various K-12 administrative positions. His most recent assignment has been as the Superintendent of Moscow School District, a position he held for the past 10 years. Dr. Bailey received his undergraduate degree in education from University of Idaho, master’s degree from University of Nevada-Reno, education specialist degree from University of Idaho, and PhD from Northwest Nazarene University, all within the area of Educational Leadership.

Greg Bailey, PhD

Retired Superintendent of Moscow School District

Greg Bailey

Gretchen Gudmundsen, PhD

Dr. Gudmundsen oversees diagnostic assessment and therapeutic intervention for the St. Luke’s Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Programs. She provides psychological evaluation, treatment, and consultation to assist in diagnosis and intervention planning with children and adolescents with psychiatric conditions. She co-chairs the St. Luke’s Suicide Prevention Collaborative and is a Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

Gretchen Gudmundsen, Ph.D.

Child Clinical Psychologist at St. Luke’s Children’s Center

Gretchen Gudmundsen

Joy Harris, MSN, RN

Joy has been a registered nurse for 19 years working in a variety of areas, with the last 10 as a school nurse. In addition to her role as a school nurse in a high school setting, she teaches dual credited Nursing Assistant and Medical Terminology courses. She currently serves as the Secretary for the School Nurse Organization of Idaho. Outside of nursing, Joy spends her free time with her family who love many different outdoor activities.

Joy Harris, MSN, RN

School Nurse with Vallivue School District and Secretary of the School Nurse Organization of Idaho

Joy Harris

Aimee Hurst,  LPC, EdS 

Aimee currently works as an elementary school counselor in southern Idaho. She has spent the last 15 years working with students in public education in elementary, junior high, and high school. She is actively involved in the community and various state and local associations that focus on student mental health. She has a master’s degree in counseling and is currently working on a second master’s degree in building administration.

Aimee Hurst, LPC, EdS

School Counselor and Past President of the Idaho School Counselor Association

Aimee Hurst

Joy Jansen, PhD

For over 25 years, Dr. Jansen has worked in the field of serving individuals with special needs that spans the continuum from elementary to postsecondary education. Currently, Dr. Jansen is the Director of Special Education, Elementary School Counseling, and Nursing for the Lake Pend Oreille School District in Sandpoint. D. Jansen has also served as the Director of Special Education and Learning Centers for two therapeutic residential schools in Northern Idaho.

Joy Jansen, PhD

Director of Special Services, Lake Pend Oreille School District

Joy Jansen

KC Knudson, DO, MBA

Dr. Knudson is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist who was born in Idaho. Following completion of his undergraduate education, Dr. Knudson moved back East where he completed medical school in Tennessee before completing his residency and fellowship at the University of Florida. Dr. Knudson is currently treating youth at St. Luke’s Children’s Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities in Meridian, Idaho. He has experience in caring for patients through all life stages and development.

KC Knudson, DO, MBA

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, St. Luke’s Childrens

KC Knudson

Shelley McCarney, MS

Shelley was born and raised in southwest Wyoming. She attended the University of Wyoming where she received her master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling. She moved to Idaho Falls in 2013 to work as an Elementary School Counselor and has over 15 years of experience working with underserved youth. Shelley serves as her district’s Elementary Level Crisis Team Lead. Additionally, she is a certified Trauma and Resilience Trainer and provides training to schools and local agencies throughout southeastern Idaho.

Shelley McCarney, MS

School Counselor at Idaho Falls School District 91

Shelley McCarney

Diana Morgan, MA, BCBA

Diana is a coordinator with Idaho SESTA (Special Education Support and Technical Assistance). She completed her master’s degree in psychology with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis and became a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst in 2014. Diana has worked in the field of behavior analysis since 2002, in both non-public agencies and school districts providing early intensive behavior treatment (EIBT), behavioral consultation, coaching, and support based on behavioral science and tiered systems.

Diana Morgan, MA, BCBA

SESTA Coordinator at Idaho SESTA & University of Idaho Center for Disabilities and Human Development

Diana Morgan

Noreen Womack, MD

Dr. Womack worked in the St. Luke’s Children’s Mobile Care Clinic. Dr. Womack graduated from medical school at the University of Texas Medical Center and completed her pediatric residency at Duke University Medical Center. She has served as the early childhood champion for the Idaho chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics for more than two decades, and volunteers as a Guardian ad litem for the Fourth Judicial District.

Noreen Womack, MD

Pediatrician, St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital

Noreen Womack

Dennis Woody, PhD

Dr. Woody is the Senior Clinical Program Consultant for Optum Idaho after serving as the Clinical Director since 2013 when Optum’s care management began in Idaho. Prior to joining Optum, Dr. Woody maintained a private pediatric neuropsychology practice for adolescents and children with brain injury sequelae, neurobehavioral problems, learning disabilities, and neurodevelopmental issues. In tandem with his private practice, Dr. Woody consulted for the State of Idaho’s Department of Health and Welfare and Treasure Valley school districts.

Dennis Woody, PhD

Pediatric Neuropsychologist and Senior Clinical Program Consultant with Optum Idaho and United Health Group

Dennis Woody

Contact Project ECHO

Physical Address:

Idaho Water Center
322 E. Front Street, Ste. 222
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-4072

Fax: 208-364-3178